Backpacking in The Tetons

Originally posted on all other priorities rescinded:
The highlight of our Wyoming trip was heading out into the “backcountry” of the Tetons, which is VERY different from, say, the backcountry of Denali. In the Tetons, there are visible trails and all sorts of signs that provide such important information as how many miles it is to the next checkpoint…

The Ultimate Packing Guide for Backpacking Europe

The best way to travel Europe is with only one carry-on sized bag. Budget flights that don’t include a checked bag, buses and trains without luggage racks, uneven cobblestone streets, fourth floor hotel rooms without a lift, and tiny taxis with no extra room all create an environment that is not very luggage friendly. If…

This Solitude will Soon Pass Away

Originally posted on the Ordinary Hiker:
? Solitude has a Season Winter hiking, even on a sunny day, usually is a solitary event. Few people enjoy its solitude with me on the trails. I’m scouting out new trails to add to my circuit. This lakeshore trail has some promise. I was immediately greeted by a…

The 10 Types of People You Meet in Hostels

Article Source: travellingtheworldsolo.com TRAVELLING THE WORLD SOLO Anyone who has stayed in at least a handful of different hostels will surely have noticed that there are a few common archetypes that seem to pop up time and time again within such a setting. From the token dude travelling with his acoustic guitar to the person whose…

Backpacking Europe | The Budget: Part 1

Article Source: anchoredadventureblog.com Anchored Adventure Blog Biking is not only cost-effective, but it’s a great way to work off all the delicious food you eat on a trip. It’s all fun and games….until you run out of money. Don’t be that person.  So unless you’ve discovered how to make money grow on trees, it is…

What I learnt whilst backpacking

Originally posted on Face Camera Action:
If you throw out the idea that your thinking about going backpacking, people will instantly start taking the piss and asking questions such as ‘What? Are you going to find yourself or something?’ and ‘How are YOU going to manage that?!’but what these people didn’t realise is that their…